Yes! Sources claim that dialogue writer Malavalli Saikrishna is all set to direct Kannada actor Shivaraj Kumar in his first movie. His debut directorial venture is said to have been titled Jangama. This film will be produced under Ashwini banner, which has produced Shivanna's hit flick Jogi five years ago. It will be a romantic entertainer and a mass movie to be launched in the month of June.
It is reported that Malavalli Saikrishna has already narrated the story of the movie Jangama to Shivaraj Kumar, who is impressed by it and has given his consent to act in his first directorial. Popular musician Gurukiran has reportedly signed to compose the music, while MR Seenu will crank the camera for the movie. The director is yet to give details about the other cast and crew.
However, Malavalli Saikrishna has already written dialogues for nearly fifty movies and he is specialised in giving rural diction of Kannada. The debutant director has not yet registered the title Jangama at the KFCC. He is very confident to get the title. He has already chosen the alternate title Beera, which is a name of a sheep in late Dr. Rajkumar's Kavirathna Kalidasa, for the Kannada film, if he does not get the title Jangama.
Hat-trick hero Shivaraj Kumar is one Kannada actor, who has got the highest number of offers. The reason behind this is that he is quite co-operative with directors and producers. That is why most of the Kannada film directors yearn to work with the Century hero. The latest person to get an opportunity to direct Shivanna is none other than Malavalli Sai Krishna, who has written dialogues for the blockbuster movie Jogi.